Virtual Reality Centre of Excellence Opening Ceremony at Iskandar Puteri | The latest attraction in Iskandar Puteri, benefitting community, economy & tourism of Johor Virtua Realm Sdn Bhd, a joint venture company between Iskandar Innovations Sdn Bhd (a member of Iskandar Investment Berhad group of companies) and KT Corporation today opened VRinity – Virtual Centre of Excellence at Mall of Medini, Iskandar Puteri. The opening ceremony was graced by YB Jimmy Puah, Chairman of International Trade, Investment, Utilities Committee of Johor.
VRinity, with an investment close to USD 2 million isthe latest attraction in Iskandar Puteri joining the likes of LEGOLAND Malaysia Resort, SANRIO Hello Kitty Town and Thomas Town offering 5,000 square feet of a fully immersive gaming center equipped with the best virtual reality (VR) technologies from Korea including motion platforms, racing simulators and VR touch experiences.
Speaking at the opening ceremony, YB Jimmy Puah said “I am delighted to officiate the opening ceremony of VRinity today as the latest attraction in Iskandar Puteri. The opening of VRinity is a
milestone to mark a successful foreign domestic investment (FDI) coming into Iskandar Malaysia.
The state government welcomes more investment in the high impact, high value and high technology sectors such as this initiative in order for Johor to emerge as the new economic powerhouse in the region”.
Wan Ahmad Saifuddin Wan Ahmad Radzi, Chairman of Virtua Realm Sdn Bhd further added, “the opening of VRinity is a testament of IIB’s strong commitment in driving digital transformation in Iskandar Malaysia. Additionally, this collaboration with KT Corporation as the latest attraction in Iskandar Puteri is targeted to obtain 40,000 number of visitors in the first year and create value for the tourism industry for this region”.
Mr Kim Hoonbae, Senior Vice President and Head Retail of New Media, KT Corporation said, “KT is managing VR experience zone VRIGHT, based on 5G convergence technology for virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR). VRinity will be the first global reference applying our best knowledge and experience for successful VR business. We will also further collaborate with IIB to pursue innovative and catalytic initiatives through developing new contents in the technology sector”.
The opening ceremonyFrom left, En. Wan Ahmad Saifuddin Wan Ahmad Radzi, Tuan Dzulkefly Ahmad, YB Jimmy Puah Wee Tse, Datuk Ir. Khairil Anwar Ahmad, Mr. Kim Hoonbae, Mr. Kim Youngwoo was also graced by the presence of YB Dzulkefly Ahmad, Ahli Dewan Chairman of Housing, Communication and Multimedia of Johor and also Undangan Negeri (ADUN) Kota Iskandar, YBhg Datuk Ir. Khairil Anwar Ahmad, President / Chief Executive Officer of Iskandar Investment Berhad and YBhg Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA).
In conjunction with the opening, there is a special opening promotional price as below: Special Opening Promo (All you can play)
|Kids (6-8 years)||RM69||RM83|
|9 years onwards||RM83||RM98|
Currently, VRinity offers 8 games with 2 signatures games, Special Force VR Ace and Black Badge: Signal. These two games as well as World War Toons are suitable for visitors aged 12 years and above, while the rest of the games – Tobot VR, Dynamic Theater, Taekwon V Reality, VR Sports and VR Room are suitables for gamers 8 years old and above.
VRinity opens daily from 10am until 10pm. Bookings can be made via www.vrinity.com or contact number +607-567 8901.